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5 hrs ago |

Intel's impact felt economically, ecologically; Phil Knight confidant gets big check for Nike campus project: business news briefing

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9 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

4 Ethiopians Go Missing In Eugene At World Juniors

In his press conference wrapping up the 15th edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships on Sunday, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna was pleased with the overall success achieved here at historic Hayward Field.


13 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

3 brain surgeries then back on the bike

Competitive road cyclist and mountain bike guide Dillon Caldwell, of Bend, is recovering after his third brain surgery for a benign brain tumor.


Related Topix: Bend, OR, UC San Francisco, 9

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Ethiopian athletes missing from Eugene track meet

According to Julie Brown, spokeswoman for the University of Oregon, three women and a man left the IAAF World Junior Championships meet early and are considered missing.


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Steve Duin blog: U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall finally joins the fray

Turns out Amanda Marshall will be looking into the issues of sexual violence and survivor support at the University of Oregon after all.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Personnel File

Robin Overstreet, professor emeritus in the department of coastal sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, will receive the Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship award at the American Society of Parasitologists conference in New Orleans.


Related Topix: Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, University of Miami, Small Business, Personal Finance

Curiosity's images show Earth-like soils on Mars, suggest microbial life

Soil deep in a crater dating to some 3.7 billion years ago contains evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter, says University of Oregon geologist Gregory Retallack , based on recent images from Curiosity.


Related Topix: Geology

The Doings Weekly

Doings area students earn campus honors, graduate

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point announced that Mike Moore of La Grange has graduated with a bachelor of science degree in bio-chem, pre-medicine, magna cum laude.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, SUNY Albany, Biology, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Reporter

Picks & Pecks Editorial: Youth give us something to crow about

There are plenty of great grown ups in and around Vacaville and that may help to explain all the outstanding young people here.


Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

'Lucy' film trailer trots out tired old 10-percent myth about brain usage

Here's a thing that can make a science-minded person's head explode: You're watching a little TV.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Washington


Thinking mobile is 100-year-old college bookstore's secret edge

Optimizing for smartphones and tablets helps The Duck Store at the University of Oregon handle online traffic spikes on game days, helping it win out against big sporting goods retailers.


Madison Magazine

Concerts on the Square Delivers Americana With a Twist

A glance at Wednesday's Concert on the Square program - Copland, Gershwin and the finale of the "New World" Symphony - might lead one to think it was July Fourth all over again.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

High School Journalism Institute 2014 feeds diversity, fuels dreams

Miles Trinidad , a senior at Glencoe High School, works with The Oregonian's music writer David Greenwald during the High School Journalism Institute at Oregon State University.


Related Topix: Journalism, Oregon, Oregon State University, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers

The Jewish News Weekly

back to school | First job as synagogue's youth director a natural fit for rabbi's son

When Jory Gwasdoff landed his first job out of college at a synagogue, it didn't come as any surprise to his parents, who certainly know their way around a congregation.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Grissom Community Runs in Memory of Beloved PE Teacher

Members of the Grissom School community Wednesday honored their beloved teacher who died this week.


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The Skanner

Emmy-Winning Journalist Andrew DeVigal Will Head New UO Center

Emmy-award winning journalist and former New York Times multimedia editor Andrew DeVigal will join the University of Oregon as Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement in the School of Journalism and Communication .


Related Topix: Journalism

The Newberg Graphic

New library manager takes helm in Sherwood - Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:26

Adrienne Doman Calkins steps into the role left by head librarian Pam North, who retired last month after 18 years with the library.


Related Topix: Libraries, Portland, OR, McMinnville, OR, Lake Oswego, OR

Business Journal

UO researchers find could make electronic devices more efficient

A University of Oregon research team is earning national recognition for research into a chemical process that could lead to more efficient electronics and solar devices.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Minnesota

The Oregonian

'Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast': they're everywhere on the beach -- have you built...

Everyone who's been to the Oregon coast has seen a driftwood fort, and almost everyone has built one or used an existing one to get away from the wind and blowing sand for a few minutes.


Related Topix: Oregon, Lincoln City, OR

The UO track program is unhappy about Team USA's decision in the women's 800 at the World Juniors: Oregon track field rundown

People inside the University of Oregon track & field program reportedly are fuming privately after Team USA chose not to file a protest Tuesday following Raevyn Rogers' heat of the women's 800 at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships.